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Private Service, Cardiology, Nephrology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Radiology, Urology, Vascular Surgery


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Intra (previously Mercy Angiography) is a world leading provider of image-guided healthcare in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Radiology and Interventional Oncology. Our innovative patient focussed approach is minimally invasive with faster recovery times.

We changed our name to reflect our expanding range of services and to incorporate a second site which opened in July 2018 in North Harbour, Auckland.


Your patient’s care is our top priority

We are passionate about your patients regaining their quality of life; walking the dog, lifting a grandchild, returning to work. We are here to help you do that. We work alongside you.

The Intra care philosophy is about using New Zealand’s top specialists and technology to treat inside the body. Clean. Precise. Proven.

Our care philosophy + clinical excellence + high-tech approach = patient results.


World leading image-guided healthcare

Intra has been leading the way in innovative image-guided healthcare since 1990. This includes performing the first Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in Asia Pacific.

Our services cover three speciality areas with more than 30 practising specialists. Depending on the procedure, patients may go to Epsom or our soon to be opened North Harbour location.

We have New Zealand’s top specialists. They combine their trusted minds and hands to deliver a patient experience that is second-to-none.


Your patient is at the heart of everything we do

Intra is not just a facility. Our staff to patient ratios are high and our team of nurses, radiographers and administrative personnel are handpicked for their skills and experience to ensure we deliver the best patient care.


Note: Please note below that some people are not available at all locations.

Referral Expectations

Usually your GP or specialist (e.g. cardiologist, urologist or medical oncologist) will refer you to one of the interventional specialists at Intra. The friendly staff at Intra will assist you with your insurance pre-approval process before your procedure.


For current charges please contact Intra
tel: (09) 630-1961.
Intra has an Affiliated Provider Agreement with Southern Cross Healthcare for Southern Cross members who have their procedure at Intra performed by an Auckland Heart Group Cardiologist.  
Southern Cross Affiliated Provider Arrangement:
Patients with Comprehensive Plans pay nothing – their procedures are covered 100%. These plans include:
  • Supercare
  • Hospital Plans
  • Ultracare

Surecare and Surecare Concessionary: These plans have an excess payment. Intra will advise you about your particular plan and a potential excess.

Patients with the following policies pay copayments:

  • Regularcare
  • Regular budget
  • Kiwicare
  • Kiwicare budget

If you are covered by the Affiliated Provider Programme Intra staff will arrange your prior approval and later process your claim directly with Southern Cross.

For all other types of medical insurance it is recommended that you seek pre-approval from your insurance company for your procedure.

Intra administrative staff may be able to help you with details required to obtain this so please phone ahead of your procedure.


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Procedures / Treatments

  • Interventional Cardiology

    At Intra we treat coronary artery narrowings, aortic stenosis, selected arrhythmias and selected other conditions.… More

  • Interventional Radiology

    At Intra we provide an increasing number of procedures to treat peripheral vascular, kidney, liver and uterine conditions.… More

  • Interventional Oncology

    Often referred to as the fourth arm of cancer therapy, interventional oncology (IO) can offer patients additional treatment options following surgery or chemotherapy.… More

  • Coronary Angiography

    This test is performed by a cardiologist in a sterile operating theatre environment. … More

  • Angioplasty

    Coronary angioplasty (or PCI) means those ways of opening up narrowings in coronary arteries using fine tubes called catheters introduced usually from the leg.… More

  • Electrophysiology and Catheter Ablations

    Diagnostic electrophysiology (EP) procedures are conducted to diagnose abnormal rhythm problems.… More

  • ASD (Atrial Septal Defect) Closure

    An atrial septal defect (ASD) is a congenital heart defect in which the wall that separates the upper heart chambers (atria) does not completely meet and close, thus leaving a hole or defect (hole-in-the-heart).… More

  • PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale) Closure

    The patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a small tunnel located in the atrial septum that is used during fetal circulation to bypass the lungs; when in the womb, a baby does not use its own lungs to obtain oxygenated blood.… More

  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

    Surgical aortic valve replacement is still the standard form of treatment for most patients with severe symptomatic aortic valve stenosis.… More

Document Downloads

  • Coronary Angioplasty (PCI) - A patient's guide (PDF, 1.6 MB)
    This information is given to patients in a brochure form by Intra staff when a coronary interventional procedure is booked. It can also be ordered through the Intra website www.intra.co.nz

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This page was last updated at 10:36AM on February 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Intra.